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Tick, Tick, Tick

Rumors are flying fast and furiously as the trade deadline approaches. The Globe's Marc Spears says there has been some rumors about the Celtics interest in Andres Nocioni. He was just traded from Chicago to Sacramento, but there's also concern Drew Gooden's groin injury could throw a wrench into the finalization of that trade. Meanwhile,... [More]

February 19, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Should We Be Concerned About This?

I've already linked to the Herald piece about Danny's attempt at making a deal… but I glossed over this quote from Paul Pierce: “I think it would help us. You don’t want to burn out me and Ray (Allen) coming down the stretch to where we’re having to play heavy minutes, especially going into the... [More]

February 19, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

So You’re Saying There’s A Chance

So Joe Smith is apparently STILL a possibility for the Celtics, because the Tyson Chandler trade was rescinded when Chandler failed his physical. So Smith and Wilcox are back with OKC.  And according to Chris Sheridan, Smith doesn't want to stay there for long. A source who has been in the know for years tells... [More]

February 19, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Bulls Pick Up Brad Miller, John Salmons

In exchange for Drew Gooden and Andres Nocioni.   I'd say another big man option gone… but I'm not sure Miller was ever realistic for us.... [More]

February 18, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2
What’s The Standard For Suspensions, Anyway?

What’s The Standard For Suspensions, Anyway?

I'd like to thank Red's Army reader Patrick for passing this along. Take a look at what KG got suspended one game for earlier this season: And now take a look at what Zach Randolph did last night. So KG got tangled up with Andrew Bogut, and wasn't even looking when he threw the "punch."... [More]

February 18, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Calm Before The Storm?

The Globe reports they have heard nothing from their sources about 24 hours ahead of the trade deadline.  It would jive with what Danny has said about no trades in the offing…but I'll believe it when 3 pm comes and goes tomorrow. And Tony Allen underwent his thumb surgery. As frustrating as this season has... [More]

February 18, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

The Game Changer

The Cleveland Cavaliers are making a push for Antawn Jamison. It's a deal that might dump Wally Szczerbiak's expiring contract in exchange for instant, no-doubt-about-it favorite status. I'm not going to say it will be "game over" if Cleveland gets Jamison, but they'll clearly move ahead of everyone else if they do.  They're playing out... [More]

February 18, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Raja Bell?

Via Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports: The Celtics reached out to the Charlotte Bobcats about trading for proven playoff performer Raja Bell, a league source said. So far, the Celtics don’t have anything in return that appeals to Charlotte. The Bobcats are telling people that they have a possible two-for-one trade percolating and need to... [More]

February 18, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 10

Surgery for Tony Allen

According to the Globe, TA is having surgery to repair those damaged ligaments in his thumb: Celtics president Danny Ainge said that guard Tony Allen is slated to have left thumb surgery tomorrow and he is hopeful he wil return to action by the playoffs. The injury-plagued Allen suffered the injury on Feb. 8 versus... [More]

February 17, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Joe Smith Traded To Hornets

According to ESPN The New Orleans Hornets and Oklahoma City Thunder have completed a deal that sends center Tyson Chandler to the Thunder, according to NBA front-office sources. Sources with knowledge of the trade parameters told ESPN.com that the deal was approved by the league office Tuesday afternoon, with the Hornets receiving forwards Joe Smith... [More]

February 17, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6